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Nagaoka MP-10

Moving Permalloy Stereo Cartridge

Nagaoka MP-10


'H' version is supplied with headshell


Stylus: N-10MP 0.5mil

Output: 5mV

Channel balance: 2.0dB

Frequency response: 20 to 20,000Hz

Channel separation: 22dB

Weight: 6.8g

Stylus pressure: 2 to 2.5g

Load resistance: 47k ohms


10/10H instruction/owners manual  English - a_dietel

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Nagaoka MP 10

I bought this cartridge, Nagaoka MP 10, some 25 years ago. Mounted in cheap Akai turntable, setup still is going strong at present.

Was very pleased to read ( ~5 yrs ago) in a German vinyl magazine that it is still at the starting end of the HI End audio market.
In listeningtest/evaluation the MP 10 performed slightly better than the MP 11, with assumed better freq. char. and an elliptical stylus, where MP 10 is equiped with round stylus.

Price/Quality very good, specifically when compared to the other cartridges at test, wich were 2-5x higher in cost!